You can use this crocodile as a mobile phone pendant or as a decoration on a key ring. Just attach a cord to its nose or to the tip of the tail. The crocodile is made of two layers: a bulging back and a bottom part. You can weave it with wire, but if you use a thin nylon thread, the pattern will be arranged in the layers easier. So, you’ll have a three-dimensional crocodile!
An elementary knot applied in climbing as a part of the belay system. The hitch is fixed around an object, such as a tree or a carabiner. It is very useful when the length of a rope needs to be adjustable. The Italian Hitch is not very secure and stays tied only under constant tension.
The marlinespike hitch is a temporary knot used to attach a rod to a rope in order to form a handle. This allows more tension than could be produced comfortably by gripping the rope with the hands alone. It is useful when tightening knots and for other purposes in ropework.
One of the most effective binding knots, the Constrictor, is rather simple to make and difficult, sometimes even impossible, to untie. It is extremely tough and can even damage or deform the bound objects. The Constrictor is generally used for semi-permanent binding.
Starting position - standing, feet shoulder width apart. Take the barbell with the regular grip; distance between palms makes approximately 50-60 cm. Hold the barbell as close, as possible to your body, don't push it forward. Try to hold elbows as high, as possible.
Place your feet wide apart and fall into a semi-squat. Your toes slightly out, drive a barbell grip in such a way that it almost touched your anklebones. Holding your back straight, bend and take the barbell grip on width of shoulders. Raise your hips a little and strain your arms. Slowly take the barbell off the floor and start straightening yourself. You must straighten yourself completely, turning your chest and bringing shoulders backward. In the same way slowly return the barbell on a floor.
Let’s begin a 3D drawing!
If you don't have any previous experience with this kind of picture, we suggest you start with the simplest drawings, for example, a circle.
When learning to draw in 3D, it’s best to use simple pencils with different grades of lead. If you can, acquire a special kit. Soft lead pencils make a darker and thicker line; hard lead pencils a thinner and lighter line. In addition, when drawing in 3D you must sometimes bear down harder and sometimes more lightly.
Let’s begin a 3D drawing! If you don't have any previous experience with this kind of picture, we suggest you start with the simplest drawings, for example, a circle. When learning to draw in 3D, it’s best to use simple pencils with different grades of lead. If you can, acquire a special kit. Soft lead pencils make a darker and thicker line; hard lead pencils a thinner and lighter line. In addition, when drawing in 3D you must sometimes bear down harder and sometimes more lightly.
The simplest of whipping knots; it is rather tight and looks neat, as its ends are almost invisible. Whipping is an ancient technique, which traditionally had been used for preventing the end of a rope from fraying. However, this type of whipping is more recommended as a binding knot.
This cocktail is so popular that its fans celebrate Margarita Day on February 22. We recommend it to those who love tequila, but would like to lighten it a bit. As the Margarita proves, tequila tastes great with citrus. Orange liqueur Cointreau adds sweetness, and lime juice gives freshness.
This hitch is good for thick and rough cables and very useful for tying on objects that are difficult to reach with one’s hands, such as car tow hooks. The knot doesn’t jam, but might come loose if the ends are not seized. For additional security pull the knot tight before seizing.
The blood knot is a knot used for attaching two pieces of monofilament together, primarily for rebuilding tapered leaders. This is an extremely strong knot when formed properly and should be tied with monofilament close in diameter. Best use is for monofilament 10 lbs. and up.
Stand with your feet hip-width apart, knees slightly bent and dumbbells in hand. Keeping your posture, hinge at the waist and let your arms hang forward, palms facing in and elbows slightly bent. Contract your shoulder blades together as you draw the dumbbells out and back, keeping a slight bend at the elbow.